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Expiration of Wright Amendment means big changes for Southwest Airlines cities

For the past 34 years, federal law limited flights between Dallas Love Field to only airports in Texas and a handful of states. Those flight restrictions, known as the Wright Amendment, officially ended Oct. 13. Now aviation officials across the south central United States — from Kansas City to Albuquerque, N.M. — must assess what a post-Wright future means for their passengers.

Filling Station coffee shops sold to KC company

Messenger Coffee Co. is purchasing controlling interest in the four area Filling Station operations. Leawood’s Park Place sues its restaurant tenant, Mestizo by Aarón Sánchez, for back rent of more than $120,000 and possession of the space.

Job gains reported for Missouri and Kansas

The size of the labor force grew from September 2013 to September 2014 in both states, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ preliminary, seasonally adjusted tally. Also, the number of employees on establishment payrolls grew in both states. And both states reflected a decline in the number of workers who were unemployed.

Filling Station coffee shops sold to KC company

Messenger Coffee Co. is purchasing controlling interest in the four area Filling Station operations. Leawood’s Park Place sues its restaurant tenant, Mestizo by Aarón Sánchez, for back rent of more than $120,000 and possession of the space.

Job gains reported for Missouri and Kansas

The size of the labor force grew from September 2013 to September 2014 in both states, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ preliminary, seasonally adjusted tally. Also, the number of employees on establishment payrolls grew in both states. And both states reflected a decline in the number of workers who were unemployed.

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Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity

Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame basketball career. Now, as an entrepreneur focused on minority markets, he says he is ready to help Silicon Valley hire more blacks and Latinos to diversify the technology industry's largely white and Asian workforce.

Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity

Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame basketball career. Now, as an entrepreneur focused on minority markets, he says he is ready to help Silicon Valley hire more blacks and Latinos to diversify the technology industry's largely white and Asian workforce.

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Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing information and a malfunctioning website.